16 Jun 2021
--- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is calling for the implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes to create a circular economy for packaging. Mandatory, fee-based EPR schemes would require industry players... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- Corona beer brand is launching an augmented reality (AR) tool to show consumers their annual plastic consumption, as it celebrates achieving a net-zero plastic footprint. The AR tool, called Plastic Reality, offers consumers... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) has issued an open letter warning Deposit Return Schemes (DRS) fail to maximize the quantity or quality of recycled glass. FEVE says including glass in a DRS could have a range... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- AB InBev is unveiling what it claims to be the world’s lightest longneck glass beer bottle for commercial production. The multinational drink and brewing company successfully reduced the weight of its standard longneck... Read More
21 May 2021
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has completed its US$7.68 billion acquisition of Coca-Cola Amatil, with the new company name being announced as Coca-Cola Europacific Partners. Coca-Cola Europacific Partners is the... Read More
14 May 2021
--- UK design agency Knockout has provided Bombay Sapphire with a translucent premium bottle design for its newest fruit-flavored gin, Bombay Bramble. The new sub-brand blends Bombay’s vapor-distilled London Dry Gin with a... Read More
27 Apr 2021
--- More stringent consumer and legislative environmental sustainability demands are driving rapid change in the personal care and cosmetics packaging sector, with big players pledging to go “green.”... Read More
16 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Sealed Air developed a “world-first” recyclable shrink packaging for meat products. Greiner Packaging unveiled a polypropylene (PP) cup for Greek yogurt with 20 percent material... Read More
15 Apr 2021
--- Gerresheimer and 18 other glass producers are participating in the Furnace for the Future (F4F) European joint project with the aim of achieving climate-neutral glass production. In collaboration with the Ardagh Group, F4F... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- Waste management company Viridor is joining Norwegian recycling innovator Tomra in a bid to design, build and operate the Scottish Deposit Return Scheme’s (DRS) counting and sorting centers. This year, Scotland voted... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- Diageo is revealing its involvement in a successful pilot project to pioneer the lowest carbon footprint glass bottles “ever produced” for a Scotch whisky brand. The distiller’s collaboration with glass... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- The US recycling system is “broken,” with only 25 percent of waste recycled, according to a new survey by Ball and environmental consultancy agency Eunomia. The research also reveals widespread public support for... Read More
31 Mar 2021
--- The glass packaging sector is increasingly targeting low-carbon production, such as electric melting, but these solutions are typically restricted to small-scale clear glass furnaces with limited recycled glass content. The... Read More
26 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mars Food revealed its recycle-ready mono-polypropylene (PP) pouch – developed in partnership with Amcor – will launch with Uncle Ben’s wholegrain rice in Tesco stores in April.... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- The UK’s Department of Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) is launching an industry consultation on introducing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) and updated Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme. Defra is... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- Primary packaging for the cosmetics and beauty industries player Baralan is introducing two lines of glass bottles – branded Mirella and Alexia – developed primarily for use in the nail polish segment. “The... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Zero waste cleaning brand Cleancult is launching its first Foaming Hand Sanitizer in an innovative refill system, featuring a shatter-resistant glass bottle which is refilled. The refills come in recyclable, paper-based milk... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Design agency Pearlfisher has created a brand design for SoGood Saké to help establish the traditional Japanese alcoholic beverage beyond just the US restaurant scene. SoGood Saké is a US-made saké... Read More
19 Mar 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Petcore Europe, PlasticsEurope, Plastics Recyclers Europe and VinylPlus established PolyREC, an organization for monitoring and verifying plastics recycling and uptake data in Europe. Meanwhile,... Read More